The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 73 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 228 433 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.74% 6.48% 4.38%
As % of the Applications category 28.64% 42.79% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 186 339 265
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £18,500 £18,145
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
796 1012 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 13.06% 15.14% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 675 790 940
Median salary £36,500 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -44 122 £33,000 -5.71% 28
Cheshire -18 57 £25,000 -7.40% 9
Merseyside -23 21 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Lancashire -1 19 £30,000 +51.89% 1
Cumbria +5 4 £55,000 +323.07%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 313 (69.71%) Microsoft
2 234 (52.12%) MS Excel
3 184 (40.98%) Windows
4 114 (25.39%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (25.17%) SQL
6 112 (24.94%) Active Directory
7 111 (24.72%) Finance
8 101 (22.49%) SQL Server
9 96 (21.38%) Windows 7
10 82 (18.26%) ITIL
11 73 (16.26%) Degree
12 62 (13.81%) Windows Server
13 57 (12.69%) Project Management
14 56 (12.47%) MS PowerPoint
15 54 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
16 53 (11.80%) MS Exchange
16 53 (11.80%) Citrix
17 48 (10.69%) Legal
18 45 (10.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (9.13%) VMware
22 40 (8.91%) Change Management
22 40 (8.91%) SLA
23 36 (8.02%) SharePoint
23 36 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 34 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
26 33 (7.35%) VBA
26 33 (7.35%) Blackberry

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (11.80%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.02%) SharePoint
3 32 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (6.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (4.01%) Confluence
6 17 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.56%) IIS
8 13 (2.90%) CMS
9 10 (2.23%) WordPress
10 6 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.89%) Apache
11 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.67%) CICS
12 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 234 (52.12%) MS Excel
2 56 (12.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (4.68%) MS Visio
4 19 (4.23%) MS Project
5 7 (1.56%) Acrobat
5 7 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Visualfiles
2 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.67%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.67%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.67%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.67%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.24%) Office 365
2 9 (2.00%) IaaS
3 7 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.11%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.45%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) AdWords
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.68%) Firewall
1 30 (6.68%) VPN
2 29 (6.46%) TCP/IP
3 21 (4.68%) DNS
3 21 (4.68%) LAN
4 19 (4.23%) WAN
5 15 (3.34%) DHCP
5 15 (3.34%) VoIP
6 12 (2.67%) Internet
7 10 (2.23%) Wireless
8 9 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (2.00%) HTTP
8 9 (2.00%) IP Telephony
9 8 (1.78%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (1.78%) SAN
10 5 (1.11%) Intranet
11 4 (0.89%) FTP
11 4 (0.89%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.89%) VLAN
11 4 (0.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (4.45%) MySQL
6 20 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.01%) MS Access
8 14 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.89%) Power BI
12 4 (0.89%) QlikView
12 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.67%) DB2
13 3 (0.67%) DTS
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 24 (5.35%) JIRA
2 14 (3.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (2.45%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.89%) Toad
7 3 (0.67%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.67%) Firebug
7 3 (0.67%) JMeter
7 3 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.67%) The Grinder
8 2 (0.45%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.22%) tSQLt
General
1 111 (24.72%) Finance
2 48 (10.69%) Legal
3 27 (6.01%) Law
4 23 (5.12%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.45%) Billing
6 18 (4.01%) Banking
7 16 (3.56%) Marketing
8 15 (3.34%) Retail
9 14 (3.12%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.78%) German Language
11 7 (1.56%) French Language
12 5 (1.11%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.89%) Advertising
13 4 (0.89%) Back Office
13 4 (0.89%) Publishing
14 3 (0.67%) Games
15 2 (0.45%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.45%) Norwegian Language
15 2 (0.45%) Swedish Language
16 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 160 (35.63%) Analyst
2 46 (10.24%) Developer
3 44 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 41 (9.13%) IT Support
5 40 (8.91%) Support Analyst
6 33 (7.35%) Service Analyst
7 31 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 29 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 28 (6.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (6.24%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.68%) IT Analyst
11 20 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (4.01%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 18 (4.01%) DBA
12 18 (4.01%) IT Engineer
12 18 (4.01%) Support Technician
13 17 (3.79%) Consultant
14 16 (3.56%) Applications Support Engineer
14 16 (3.56%) Coordinator
14 16 (3.56%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.35%) .NET
2 22 (4.90%) HTML
3 12 (2.67%) CSS
4 11 (2.45%) jQuery
4 11 (2.45%) Web Services
5 10 (2.23%) XML
6 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.56%) SOAP
8 6 (1.34%) Ajax
9 4 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.89%) EDI
9 4 (0.89%) FIXML
9 4 (0.89%) J2EE
9 4 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.89%) XSL
10 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.45%) HTML5
11 2 (0.45%) MDX
12 1 (0.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (25.39%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 29 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.01%) Visualisation
5 17 (3.79%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.34%) Mobile Computing
7 12 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.23%) iPad
9 9 (2.00%) SWIFT
10 8 (1.78%) Social Media
10 8 (1.78%) User Experience
11 6 (1.34%) Copywriting
11 6 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.34%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.34%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.34%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.34%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 184 (40.98%) Windows
2 96 (21.38%) Windows 7
3 62 (13.81%) Windows Server
4 54 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (4.45%) Linux
7 20 (4.45%) Windows 10
8 18 (4.01%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.67%) Android
9 12 (2.67%) Unix
10 10 (2.23%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.56%) CentOS
13 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.89%) AIX
14 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.67%) VMS
16 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.26%) ITIL
2 57 (12.69%) Project Management
3 44 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (8.91%) Change Management
6 32 (7.13%) Service Delivery
7 26 (5.79%) SDLC
8 24 (5.35%) ETL
9 23 (5.12%) CRM
10 22 (4.90%) Document Management
10 22 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (4.68%) Presales
12 19 (4.23%) Analytics
12 19 (4.23%) ERP
12 19 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
13 18 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (4.01%) Service Management
13 18 (4.01%) Time Management
13 18 (4.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (25.17%) SQL
2 33 (7.35%) VBA
3 31 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 29 (6.46%) PowerShell
5 26 (5.79%) VBScript
6 22 (4.90%) C#
7 19 (4.23%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.67%) PHP
9 11 (2.45%) C
10 9 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.56%) VB
12 6 (1.34%) Java
13 5 (1.11%) Python
14 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.67%) COBOL
15 3 (0.67%) JCL
16 1 (0.22%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.22%) Perl
16 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (16.26%) Degree
2 34 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.57%) MCSA
4 18 (4.01%) MCP
5 15 (3.34%) MCT
6 10 (2.23%) CCNA
6 10 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.23%) DBS Check
7 9 (2.00%) MOS
8 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.56%) MCDST
8 7 (1.56%) MCITP
8 7 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.34%) MCSE
9 6 (1.34%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.34%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.11%) PMP
11 4 (0.89%) MCTS
12 3 (0.67%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.91%) SLA
2 12 (2.67%) QA
3 7 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (24.94%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.67%) Terminal Server
5 10 (2.23%) XenApp
5 10 (2.23%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.45%) Firmware
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 2 (0.45%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (4.23%) SCCM
2 8 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.67%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.67%) WSUS
4 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
5 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 313 (69.71%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.80%) Citrix
3 41 (9.13%) VMware
4 29 (6.46%) Oracle
5 27 (6.01%) Cisco
6 19 (4.23%) iManage
7 14 (3.12%) Apple
8 12 (2.67%) HP
8 12 (2.67%) Interwoven
8 12 (2.67%) Symantec
9 10 (2.23%) Adobe
10 9 (2.00%) Google
10 9 (2.00%) IBM
10 9 (2.00%) SAP
11 7 (1.56%) Sophos
12 6 (1.34%) Avaya
12 6 (1.34%) Facebook
12 6 (1.34%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (1.34%) Remedy
12 6 (1.34%) Twitter
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Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum plus benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000
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Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
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IS Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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